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Terry Baucher details a busy start to 2024 in the world of tax, and asks when we will know the final shape of the Government’s tax package
9th Feb 24, 12:09pm
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Terry Baucher details a busy start to 2024 in the world of tax, and asks when we will know the final shape of the Government’s tax package
The New Zealand Tax Podcast. Terry Baucher reviews the current state of trusts with legal specialist Tammy McLeod
27th Aug 23, 1:53pm
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The New Zealand Tax Podcast. Terry Baucher reviews the current state of trusts with legal specialist Tammy McLeod
The New Zealand Tax Podcast – Terry Baucher rounds up a week of big election proposals to change the tax system, and dives into the fraught traps for trustees on how Australia and New Zealand differ in their rules and why they will be hard clean up
14th Aug 23, 2:50pm
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The New Zealand Tax Podcast – Terry Baucher rounds up a week of big election proposals to change the tax system, and dives into the fraught traps for trustees on how Australia and New Zealand differ in their rules and why they will be hard clean up
Fund manager Nikko points out the raising of the top tax rate turbocharges the benefits of using PIEs
3rd Jul 23, 11:32am
by Guest
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Fund manager Nikko points out the raising of the top tax rate turbocharges the benefits of using PIEs
Chris Hipkins has asked for Michael Wood's resignation after he found shareholdings in Chorus, Spark and the National Australia Bank
21st Jun 23, 2:56pm
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Chris Hipkins has asked for Michael Wood's resignation after he found shareholdings in Chorus, Spark and the National Australia Bank
The Green Party would provide a guaranteed income of $385 a week, paid for with a wealth tax on assets over $2m and 45% tax on income over $180,000
11th Jun 23, 11:13am
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The Green Party would provide a guaranteed income of $385 a week, paid for with a wealth tax on assets over $2m and 45% tax on income over $180,000
Transport Minister Michael Wood has put his entire political career in jeopardy over a handful of Auckland Airport shares purchased two decades ago
7th Jun 23, 7:51pm
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Transport Minister Michael Wood has put his entire political career in jeopardy over a handful of Auckland Airport shares purchased two decades ago
Terry Baucher's surprised there's no tax surprise in the Budget, but expects tax debate in election campaigning
18th May 23, 2:57pm
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Terry Baucher's surprised there's no tax surprise in the Budget, but expects tax debate in election campaigning
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Budget 2023: New spending on childcare, health, transport & energy costs, plus more state houses & increased trustee tax rate
18th May 23, 2:05pm
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Budget 2023: New spending on childcare, health, transport & energy costs, plus more state houses & increased trustee tax rate
Proving the wealthiest New Zealanders pay low tax rates is a good start – now comes the hard part, Craig Elliffe says
28th Apr 23, 7:34am
by Guest
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Proving the wealthiest New Zealanders pay low tax rates is a good start – now comes the hard part, Craig Elliffe says
Terry Baucher assesses the IRD & Treasury tax tomes, suggesting the trust tax rate may be increased
26th Apr 23, 2:04pm
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Terry Baucher assesses the IRD & Treasury tax tomes, suggesting the trust tax rate may be increased
Gareth Vaughan probes Westpac's successful court battle to dump a company associated with a Russian oligarch as a customer, wondering if our banks are acting with higher moral standards than our government
2nd Mar 23, 1:00pm
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Gareth Vaughan probes Westpac's successful court battle to dump a company associated with a Russian oligarch as a customer, wondering if our banks are acting with higher moral standards than our government
Nine years after the Law Commission rejected the idea, the Ministry of Justice recommends reconsidering a beneficial ownership register for trusts
8th Nov 22, 12:02pm
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Nine years after the Law Commission rejected the idea, the Ministry of Justice recommends reconsidering a beneficial ownership register for trusts
Te wiki o te tāke: an inadvertent interest loophole for provisional taxpayers, time to consider a residential land value tax, and the $1 bln shortfall in the National Land Transport Fund
28th Aug 22, 10:07am
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Te wiki o te tāke: an inadvertent interest loophole for provisional taxpayers, time to consider a residential land value tax, and the $1 bln shortfall in the National Land Transport Fund
Te wiki o te tāke - a big tax break for build-to-rent developers; the role tax has played in the housing crisis; clarifying the treatment of donations to private schools
22nd Aug 22, 9:26am
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Te wiki o te tāke - a big tax break for build-to-rent developers; the role tax has played in the housing crisis; clarifying the treatment of donations to private schools
Te wiki o te tāke insights from the Budget information release, the IRS is a big winner in Biden’s tax proposals and Inland Revenue writes off $100 million
14th Aug 22, 1:50pm
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Te wiki o te tāke insights from the Budget information release, the IRS is a big winner in Biden’s tax proposals and Inland Revenue writes off $100 million
Te wiki o te tāke – because tax is basically about politics (benefits for your supporters, paid for by your opponents), there are fights over the cost of living payments, who will pay for climate adaption, trusts, and who can unethically rort the system
7th Aug 22, 2:50pm
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Te wiki o te tāke – because tax is basically about politics (benefits for your supporters, paid for by your opponents), there are fights over the cost of living payments, who will pay for climate adaption, trusts, and who can unethically rort the system
Anthony Grant explores the issues around the ignorance of many trustees of their duties, especially their duty to act impartially, and the need for trust deeds to have provisions enabling trustees who develop dementia to be removed and replaced
1st Jun 22, 3:45pm
by Guest
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Anthony Grant explores the issues around the ignorance of many trustees of their duties, especially their duty to act impartially, and the need for trust deeds to have provisions enabling trustees who develop dementia to be removed and replaced
Economist Brian Easton says the informed discussion on the next steps in tax policy is about improving the income tax base, not about taxing wealth directly
23rd May 22, 8:47am
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Economist Brian Easton says the informed discussion on the next steps in tax policy is about improving the income tax base, not about taxing wealth directly
If you are reviewing whether using a trust to hold assets still makes sense because of the new trust law obligations, you need to be aware that transferring property out of a trust could bring bright-line test tax liabilities
12th Apr 22, 11:44am
by Guest
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If you are reviewing whether using a trust to hold assets still makes sense because of the new trust law obligations, you need to be aware that transferring property out of a trust could bring bright-line test tax liabilities
The global anti-money laundering watchdog suggested NZ consider developing a register of trusts. But even as it bolsters beneficial ownership information on companies & limited partnerships the government isn't taking this advice. Why?
6th Apr 22, 2:02pm
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The global anti-money laundering watchdog suggested NZ consider developing a register of trusts. But even as it bolsters beneficial ownership information on companies & limited partnerships the government isn't taking this advice. Why?
Gareth Vaughan analyses the government's push to bolster transparency on the beneficial ownership of NZ companies, discovering lessons from the UK approach
24th Mar 22, 12:01pm
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Gareth Vaughan analyses the government's push to bolster transparency on the beneficial ownership of NZ companies, discovering lessons from the UK approach
After lengthy delay government moves to beef up oversight of the true owners of NZ companies & limited partnerships, but not trusts
22nd Mar 22, 8:00am
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After lengthy delay government moves to beef up oversight of the true owners of NZ companies & limited partnerships, but not trusts
The IRD pushes on into regulating controversial areas like interest deduction limitation rules, taxing the gig economy, trusts, and top tax rate anti-avoidance measures. Terry Baucher reviews
20th Mar 22, 12:30pm
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The IRD pushes on into regulating controversial areas like interest deduction limitation rules, taxing the gig economy, trusts, and top tax rate anti-avoidance measures. Terry Baucher reviews
Government investigating ways of preventing high-income earners from using trusts and companies to lower their personal tax bills
19th Mar 22, 9:30am
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Government investigating ways of preventing high-income earners from using trusts and companies to lower their personal tax bills